Welcome to the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Welcome to the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Our mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research into economics and policy

We achieve this by bringing together some of the world's leading researchers, from many different disciplines. Find out more about what we do...|



Photograph of Bob Ward, Policy Communications DirectorIPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy|
The Guardian, 17 October
Bob Ward: Controversial statement, that was based on faulty data taken from a report by economist Richard Tol, has been removed from the final version of the report


Photograph of pile of newspapers with climate change headlines © Lilli Day / istockphoto.comOwen Paterson proposal to scrap Climate Change Act is ‘bonkers’|
The Guardian, 13 October
Former environment secretary does not understand the risks climate change poses, says Lord Stern


Photograph of Lord Nicholas Stern Chair of CCCEPLord Nicholas Stern – BBC HARDtalk interview|
BBC News, 30 September
Lord Stern discusses climate change and the economy with Zeinab Badawi.


Photograph of Sam FankhauserClimate Challenges|
BBC World Service, 29 September
Samuel Fankhauser features in this BBC radio programme which examines whether economic growth is compatible with protecting the environment.


ESRC - Economic and Social Research Council|Living With Environmental Change|